Last September, I made the Kidpower Protection Promise to many young friends as part of my personal commitment to our first International Child Protection Month. I took the hands of one six-year-old, who we’ll call Molly, and started, “You are VERY important to me!.” “I know that,” Molly nodded and smiled. “And if you have a […]
I had the honor of being a guest with TalentCulture’s #TChat program and wanted to share with you these video and radio interviews. TalentCulture is an online community of Human Resource professionals that has over 78,000 followers on Twitter! ——— Watch Irene’s video pre-interview with TalentCulture’s #TChat Co-Host Kevin W. Grossman >>> & Listen to […]
Register Now! Calling all adults who work with kids: We’d love to have you join us in North Carolina for three days of Kidpower Skills for Child Protection Advocates training with Irene van der Zande and our Kidpower North Carolina Center Co-directors, Dr. Amy Tiemann and Maryjane Hayes. This training is designed to be accessible for participants […]
Our children are the most precious thing we have, and they should be able to be safe in our communities. Here are some Kidpower recommendations about what to say to your kids when a child in your community is harmed by violence and resources to help keep kids safe.
Join us to discuss: Dealing with and Protecting Young People from Prejudice You are invited to join us next week for the July Kidpower “Turning Problems into Practices” free coaching conference call! On this call, I will address your questions about “Dealing with and Protecting Young People from Prejudice,” such as: – How to cope when […]
LGBTQ+ celebrations remind us to feel PRIDE in the ways each of us are different as we work together to make our world a safer and kinder place for everyone.